PressEDconf19 is a WordPress conference which happens only on twitter. This year the conference is happening from 10AM (UTC) to 10PM (UTC) on April the 18th. They are looking for as many people who would like to attend, but also submissions! Anyone (be it at any educational organisation – not just universities) using WordPress in teaching, pedagogy or research is […]

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As we endure these drab dark days at the dawn of yet another year, behold! the CILIP Information Literacy Group and LILAC conference committee bring you a gift of light & joy – yep folks, it’s time for the 2019 Information Literacy awards! These prestigious awards will be presented at the fabulous LILAC conference in Nottingham on April 25th 2019. […]

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The LILAC Committee currently have 3 exciting opportunities to join our conference organising team. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to recruit into the following roles: ·         Project Manager ·         Finance & Bookings Manager ·         External Relationships Manager For a full description and person specification for each role please see our website; https://www.lilacconference.com/join-the-committee. Applicants should be based in […]

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Nigel Morgan (Cardiff University) and Emily Shields (Manchester Metropolitan University) are retiring from the LILAC committee after the 2019  event. Together they have notched up an impressive 19 years of LILAC service. As they sail-off into a lilac-hued sunset, we asked them to reflect on their LILAC experiences.  How did you get involved with LILAC? Emily: I was first involved […]

Teaching materials from the Sheffield event


Andrew Walsh is a Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. In this guest post, he writes about playful teaching and learning. My teaching has slowly developed over my years as a librarian, from quite a basic start, to something where I have quite a clear vision of myself as a “teacher” or “trainer”, that links to my wider […]



Bookings for this year’s LILAC conference in Nottingham are now open. LILAC will be taking place at the University of Nottingham, Wednesday 24th April to Friday 26th April. With inspirational keynote presentations and a packed programme of IL content, including the new Micro-teach, LILAC 2019 promises to be as innovative and thought provoking as ever. In order to book for […]

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Are you a new professional or new to teaching information literacy? Then the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) are hosting a perfect event for you – Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, which will take place at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay campus in Bristol on Monday, March 4th, 2019. Particularly suited to new professionals or those new to […]

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The winners of bursary places at LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference in Nottingham in April 2019 have been announced. To have a truly engaging conference, the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the conference organising committee believe we need delegates who bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. We therefore offer conference places to applicants in certain under-represented sectors and communities. Bursaries […]



The Icepops 2019 call for contributions is now open. The conference is taking place on 26th June 2019 at the University of Edinburgh and you have from now until the 4th February to come up with an idea for a presentation. Speakers on all aspects of copyright education from a variety of different perspectives are being sought. Last year’s Icepops […]

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The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, including an investigation of information literacy as a measurable construct, and a project report that describes a collaborative effort between librarians, staff, local journalists and students discussing ‘fake […]